April 4, 2006
Austin, Texas -
The 20th-ranked Pepperdine men's golf team shot a final-round 18-over par 306 to finish with a 43-over par score of 907 and place 17th at the 18-team Morris Williams Intercollegiate that concluded Tuesday at the par-72, 6,906-yard Austin Country Club in Austin, Texas.
Second-ranked Oklahoma State captured the team title with a 14-under par total of 850 to register a nine-shot victory over Texas Tech. The Red Raiders finished with a 5-under par score of 859. Seventh-ranked Brigham Young (863) placed third while host Texas (864) finished fourth and Oklahoma (868) fifth.
BYU's Oscar Alvarez claimed individual medalist honors with a 7-under par score of 209 to register a three-shot victory over Oscar Floren of Texas Tech and Oklahoma State teammates Trent Leon and Jonathan Moore. All three players finished with a 4-under par score of 212.
Senior Alex Coe was the top finisher for Pepperdine, tying for 36th with a 5-over par score of 221.
Pepperdine is next in action on April 17 when it travels to Copperopolis, California to compete in the West Coast Conference (WCC) Championships.